SmartBlock ll- Graphite Heating Block


SmartBlock Graphite Heating BlockSmartBlock ll is a graphite heating block that will simultaneously digest up to 60 samples and it will do it faster, simpler and safer than digestions carried out using traditional laboratory equipment. The robust construction, small footprint and economical pricing makes it ideal for small laboratories or those with limited space looking for simpler and safer digestions.

The SmartBlock ll is designed to address common digestion safety issues as well as significantly improve laboratory productivity.

SmartBlock ll Advantages

  • Fast, even heating of both the sides and base of digestion tubes
  • Heating from ambient to 180o
  • Excellent temperature stability eliminating the need to move individual digestion tubes to a more favorable position
  • Solid graphite heating block with rugged teflon coating eliminating corrosion and sample contamination
  • Chemically inert and heat resistant digestion tubes
  • Graduated, single use, flat bottom digestion tubes not only optimise heat transfer, they eliminate the need for digestion beakers, volumetric flasks, storage containers, graduated cylinders etc
  • Minimised heat transfer to surrounding workspace
  • Designed to significantly reduce required sample volume, chemicals used, digestion time and power consumption
  • Built-in safety features to protect samples and operators
  • Simple to use
  • Reproducible results


  • Extra Racks: Extra racks allow you to weigh sample directly into the digestion tubes. The racks can be transferred directly to the SmartBlock II. After digestion the rack can then be used for cooling. Purchase extra racks to facilitate batch handling of samples and digestion tubes.
  • Vials: Bulk discounts available on 50 ml polypropylene vials. 


Optionally configured to accommodate 100ml, 50ml or 16ml digestion tubes

About Thomas Cain

The SmartBlock ll is manufactured by Thomas Cain Inc (a SEAL Analytical company). Thomas Cain manufactures automated chemical addition, sample preparation and digestion systems used in the analysis of mercury and metals in environmental laboratories.

Contact SEAL Analytical or find a distributor near you.

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